2799RE: [FS32NGModelrail] Re: Happy New Year and a wheel question
- Jan 1, 2002NWSL is on line also. www.nwsl.com
From: tankienz [SMTP:bandm@...]
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 10:55 PM
Subject: [FS32NGModelrail] Re: Happy New Year and a wheel question
Thanks for the NWSL lead. On the surface a few of the smaller HO
ones maybe suitable. It just a little difficult to envisige exactly
what they are with all the abbreviations in the Caboose Hobbies
I'll also look up Alan Gibson to see if he makes any smaller curly
--- In FS32NGModelrail@y..., Scott Ziebell <scottlax@e...> wrote:
> Here in the US I am able to get Alan Gibson 10.5 mm curly spoke
> through International Hobbies, yes I know a bit too large, but
> email is interhob@t... if you are interested. Also Northwest
> Short Line could very well make solid wheels in the sizes you
> I have misplaced my product listing for them, so I would try a
> Caboose Hobbies web site and see what sizes come up for NWSL. Their
> address is http://www.caboosehobbies.com/ If I recall the wheel
> will be listed in scale inches, so you will have to do the math to
> convert to actual millimeters.
> Hope this is of some help.
> Scott Ziebell
> tankienz wrote:
> >Hi everyone and happy new year. I think this is the first message
> >the new year as its just after midnight here in New Zealand.
> >I have a question. I've been looking at some plans of a local 2
> >gauge railway that I'm considering building in 1/35th scale but I
> >have a problem. As the lines pass through tunnels they share with
> >water pipes the rolling stock is very small and has very small
> >wheels. Can anyone suggest sources of wheels in the following
> >diameters - 5.4mm (solid), 6.4mm (solid), 6.5mm (curved spokes),
> >7.2mm (curved spokes), 8mm (solid), 8.5mm (solid), 8.8mm (solid)
> >10mm (curved spoke). Gauge is not critical as I can regauge to
> >16.5mm and all axles will have inside bearings.
> >The only close wheels I'm aware of are Parkside Dundas N scale
> >I believe include 5.1mm, 5.5mm, 6.2mm and 7mm diameters.
> >Thanks folks,
> >Paul Napier
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